Dangal – Movie Review

2016 sure has been a year of Reel Sports. We’ve seen biopics in pairs, starting with concentration on our diehard sport of cricket transcribed from Azher to Dhoni and the latest surge of interest in wrestling from Sultan to Dangal. While Sultan raked the moolahs, pleasing the masses with Salman’s langot clad fights; no one would have dared to recreate a Dangal in the same … Continue reading Dangal – Movie Review

Dear Zindagi – Movie Review

“Bachpan mein jab rona aata hai Toh bade kehte hain: aansu pocho Jab gussa aata hai Bade kehte hain: Give us a smile taaki ghar ki shaanti bani rahe Nafrat karna chahte hain to Ijaazat nahi thi Tab jab hum pyaar karna chaahte hain, to pata chalta hai Ye saara emotional system hi gadbada gaya Kaam nahi kar raha, cannot function! Rona, Gussa, Nafrat Kuch … Continue reading Dear Zindagi – Movie Review

P.I.N.K – Movie Review

(WARNING: Post contains graphic details of violence against women. May not be appropriate for readers under 18). 92 women get raped in India, EVERY DAY. That is one woman every 18 minutes. By the time you get up to the daily monotony of a routine robotic life and are finished with a sumptuous breakfast of toast with peanut butter and coffee, almost 15 women have … Continue reading P.I.N.K – Movie Review

Gangster – Story of Love and Betrayal – Movie Review

“Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.” ― Jalaluddin Rumi Sometimes even the most painful betrayals have their way of bringing us closer to life and love. Gangster – a love story, is an exceptional love story – painted in colors of blue, where lovers seek togetherness, only to realize the meaning of true love beyond mortality. Anurag … Continue reading Gangster – Story of Love and Betrayal – Movie Review

Revisiting the Classic: Saheb Biwi aur Ghulam

Sahib Biwi aur Ghulam- the classic based on a novel by acclaimed Bengali writer Bimal Mitra- must be finest Hindi cinema of the century that highlights the decline of wealthy aristocracy and the rise of working class in colonial Bengal. Released in 1962, the movie shows the contrast in two social classes through the character of Bhootnath- a young lower middle class  servant in the … Continue reading Revisiting the Classic: Saheb Biwi aur Ghulam

Bajirao Mastani – the Feminist Review

Bajirao Mastani is a wretched love story about Bajirao the stately Maratha Peshwa (equivalent to Prime Minister) and Mastani (a half-Muslim) warrior princess of Bundelkhand. The movie is lavish – magnum opus of sorts, a grand-slam delivered by director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. I loved the speed with Bhansali delivered all elements essential to a Bollywood movie – stunning song sequences, insanely rich costumes, captivating action, … Continue reading Bajirao Mastani – the Feminist Review

Thank God Kareena Kapoor Khan does not Represent Bollywood Queens

I am one of those Bollywood fans who gets proud witnessing the success of our actresses. Not all are born with a Kapoor, a Bachchan or a Khan surname, yet some actresses have made it on their own. Deepika, Priyanka, Kangana- they all started somewhere, faced failures, yet managed to rule Bollywood due to their continuous hard work. Bollywood is also a Kingdom of three … Continue reading Thank God Kareena Kapoor Khan does not Represent Bollywood Queens

Shaandaar Movie Review – find the right guy and dump the wrong guy!

Shahid Kapoor got married earlier this year to the pretty young lady – Mira Rajput. He then went on to star in the newest Dharma Productions – Shaandaar, as in GRANDIOSE – or as fans and critics stated A DUD OF GRANDIOSE PROPORTIONS! Disgruntled and green-eyed Shahid fans have started blaming the newly wedded wife for brining immense ill-luck to Shahid. Ironically, it’s an ill-fated career … Continue reading Shaandaar Movie Review – find the right guy and dump the wrong guy!